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Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2009 11:49 am | Updated: 2:28 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) -- Nathan Kline wrapped a white monogrammed scarf around his neck and placed a bulletproof prayer book in his left shirt pocket. He'd followed the same routine for all of his previous bombing runs over Europe, but the teenager from Allentown, Pa., knew there was nothing routine about this mission.

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